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the police department still can't tell us exactly what happened and when. matt gutman, abc news, las vegas. >> footnote, country star jason aldine on stage in tulsa last night. the first concert since the deadliest mass shooting in u.s. history broke out during his performance in vegas. aldean took him to honor, then he turned a bit defdefiant, urg fans to reap cyst living in fear. later he told the crowd he was about to perform the same show people should have seen in las vegas. >> dallas cowboys running back, ezekiel elliott suspended again for now. federal appeals court granted the nfl request to drop the in junction that put the six game ban on hold. the league reinstated suspension that would last until november 30th. players' union is now considering other options. elliott was suspended because of domestic violence allegations in ohio. prosecutors decided not to pursue
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goodell has the a secret admirer on twitter. according to "the wall street journal," his wife, jane skinner set up an account that has since been deleted. she apparently operated under the, identified themselves as joan smith and defended the commissioner on a number of issues, recently national anthem controversy. the journal reportedly tracked the account back to skinner goodell, said it was a silly thing to do, done out of frustration and love. >> you should do one for me. this would be it. >> i would be very busy trying to support all of the silly things you say on twitter. >> yeah, there are many. >> so thursday night football here. philadelphia eagles proving they're for real. they shuttle down cam newton and the carolina panthers on the road, 28-23. the qb, carson wentz looked pretty good. three touchdowns. eagles the first team in the nfc with five wins. >> the fda one step closer to approving a ground
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therapy aimed at treating rare blindness and could lead to treatments for diseases as well. injectable therapy made headlines when proved effective for christian gardino contestant on "americas got talent" improves vision replacing defective gene to process light. fda panel approved the gene therapy. first approval of its kind for inherited disorder which could lead to the approval of similar treatments for cancer and other diseases. >> sccompany in arizona dispens marijuana has taken pot higher than its have ever in bee emplon a weather balloon. eventually the high flying pot came crashing down hard. special strain dubbed space weed, bro. that's literally the name of it. space weed, bro. it will soon be on sale for $100 a gram. >> which, about
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most weed that i have read. >> do they think, going to do something special, the fact that it was in a balloon. >> water down the thc, the higher you get. >> the higher weed is, won't get you as high. >> not like alcohol, when you are flying, you get drunker than you would on the ground. >> you do? >> yes. >> that explains a lot. >> all right, coming up, unlikely health care victory for college librarian. the country where she is a loud to take sick leave for her dog. >> first, new details overnight about a violent prison uprising in north carolina. and what happened to some students after their schools were locked down during the chaos. as we go to break though, we take a look at today's temperature thousands. ♪ ♪ >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by united health care. ♪ there's nothing more important than your health. so if you're on medicare or will be soon,
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tha...oh, burnt-on gravy?ie. ...gotta rinse that. nope. no way. nada. really? dish issues? throw it all in. cascade platinum powers through even burnt-on gravy. nice. cascade. welcome back. prison employees killed and ten others hospitalized after a violent attempted prison break in north carolina that triggered a lockdown of nearby schools. abc's gio benitez has more. >> reporter: chaos at prison in north carolina. police responding to attempted prison break.
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incident. i have multiple patients. some are critical. >> nrt caorth carolina public s saying, fires were at the sewing plant. >> officer struck multiple times with a hammer. unresponsive at this time. working on iv access. significant bruising and bleeding. >> reporter: at least nine people rushed to the hospital. more expected. >> i will have several walking wounded we need to clear some beds. >> we don't know the condition of those injured or how many were prison employees. >> i have ambulances inbound. police are setting up some sort of triage. and mass casualty within the facility. >> reporter: for a time at least three schools were put on lockdown. and students on a school bus were sent back to the schools. at one point tonight, local officials were searching nearby woods for any possible escaped inmate after three counts word that no prisoner escaped. and a massive prison with more than 700 prisoners. they also have an electronic
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prevent escapes. gio benitez, abc news, new york. >> quite tense moments there for many people in the communities. of course right now that lockdown has been lifted. >> meantime, federal agents say they're lucky they found more than 30 pounds of the powerful drug fentanyl. before any one got their hand on it. >> a suitcase holding $15 million worth of the opioid was discovered in the omaha nebraska amtrak station. fentanyl is 50 times more potent than heroin. a few milligrams can be deadly to the touch. authorities say the amount recovered could have killed nearly 5 million people. one man is under arrest. >> equifax says problems with customer help page not cyberattack. customers were redirected to another page where they were urged to download
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equifax pulled the page. they're investigating that. and this comes after the hack that may have impacted 143 million people. >> a librarian in italy won the right from an emply year to use family sick leave to care for her sick dog. the 10-year-old english setter is recovering from surgery. >> her owner who is single and has no family to help. adopted her after she found her abandoned in a park in rome. shocked that its the first of its kind. >> she works for public university, advocacy group that helped her argue this case. so it could set a precedent. and they're now using her case to do exactly that. they say anyone obtaining a vet certificate should be able to claim the sick leave. >> the parents of many dogs have always wanted bereavement leave after they lost their pets. you can see, part of a trend. >> for many people who have their own families the dog is family. especially for some one who doesn't have a family even more so. >> yep. coming up. harvey
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after a tumultuous week for harvey weinstein, broken his silence speaking out publicly. >> as police in london and the united states take a closer look at past allegations of sexual misconduct. here is abc's linsey davis. >> reporter: harvey weinstein on camera. talking publicly. >> don't follow. i'm being good. >> since damning accusations of harassment, assault and rape. >> hanging i
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the 65-year-old in los angeles wednesday. >> guys, i am not doing okay. i am trying. i got to get help, you guys. you know what, we all make mistakes. second chance i hope. >> according to tmz, he boarded this private jet bound for arizona reportedly headed to rehabilitation clinic. now police in new york say based on information and news reports they're conducting review to determine if there are complaints relating to the powerhouse producer. in london, metropolitan police are looking into a come plant from some one alleging a sexual assault by weinstein in the 1980s. in an interview in 2014, weinstein denied that movie producers use their power to get close to actresses. >> the movies are too expensive, the risks are too great. >> while weinstein denies allegations of nonconsensual sex, more than two dozenom
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harassment, aboss or rape. actress, kate beckinsale wrote she was summoned to his hotel. he offered her alcohol. she was 17. opened the door in his bathrobe. i wrote, left, uneasy, but unscathed. a few years later he asked me if he tried anything with me in the first meeting. i realized he couldn't remember if he had assaulted me or not. for some of the allegations that occurred decades ago, those would not be able to be prosecuted. but nowen both new york and california, there is no longer a statute of limitations for forcible sexual assaults. linsey davis, abc news, new york. >> keep getting more and mr. people speaking out not only against weinstein. james van der beek came out, saying a male executive once groped him as well. >> he actually grabbed his butt, by an older powerful man. he had men corner him, in inappropriate sexual conversations when he was much
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daughter were killed by a bomb? >> i'd do everything in my power to get justice. >> so, i am choosing you, mr. hennessey, you will tell me who killed my child. >> i don't know. >> you will change your mind. >> did he mention bond, to pierce brosnan? most krilt critics, giving it 5 splat. not everyone thrilled with chan's performance. roger moore, not the former bond. this is all coming around isn't it? >> next up, what does sean connery think about
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>> all right, next, coming of age comedy drama for generation xors. the story, stars, two brothers in dysfunctional siblings trying to live in the shadow of their strong-willed father. >> how is my grandson who i never get to see? >> yeah. quite handsome, his hair is so blond. >> no, that is his friend sebastian. >> he is the one with his hand in his trousers. >> tucking in his shirt. >> looks like the child in kubritz's "the shining." >> it is getting a 90% on rotten tomatoes. >> and daniel craig didn't weigh
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>> timothy dalton, guess he was busy. >> oh, man. just as we forgot timothy dalton
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this morning, "world news now," president trump's late night move to dismantle obama care. >> major decision on subsidy payments for obama care and how it could affect the health care markets. >> this morning, the backbackla. fema can't stay there forever. we fake-take you to the island. >> bizarre sonic weapon allegely used on american diplomats in cuba, causing brain damage. the mystery noise behind a greg diplomatic dispute. >> if christmas can come early, then so can halloween. we are less than three weeks away. we are celebrating with a preparty.

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